Nov 18, 2012 7:00pm PST
hours. critical in this conflict between hamas and israel right now. live pictures from gaza city. on to politics now. what a bizarre gift. mitt romney blamed his election loss on gifts. he said obama offered gifts to african-americans, hispanics, young voters. gifts like health care, contraception and college. newt gingrich says romney's comment is quote nuts. governor says it insulted voters intelligence. the fall out led to verbal fireworks when i talked with contributors will cane and lz granderson. >> when you look at mitt romney's comments, first of all, i can say it is not very sportsman like. you just lost, now you are saying the reasons you lost, when it is really -- >> drinking the hateraid, that's what it is. >> however, what mitt romney had to say wasn't inaccurate. it wasn't politically advantageous but the democratic party has been -- >> wait, wait, wait, wait. >> did you just say it wasn't inaccurate? >> what are you talking about? >> first of all, i think your guys two reaction says just outstanding. just amazing. yes, i was saying that -- >> i think your lack of r
Nov 19, 2012 1:00am PST
in this conflict between hamas and israel right now. live pictures from gaza city. >>> on to politics now. what a bizarre gift. mitt romney blamed his election loss on gifts. romney suggested that he lost because president obama offered gifts to african-americans, to hispanics, to young voters. gifts like health care, like contraception, and student loans. even republicans pounced on romney. newt gingrich says romney's comment is quote nuts. governor bobby jindal says the remark insulted voters' intelligence. romney's, quote gifts, fallout led to verbal fireworks when i talked earlier with cnn contributors will cain and l.z. granderson. >> when you look at mitt romney's comments, first of all, you can say it's not very sportsmanlike. you just lost and now you're saying all the reasons that you lost -- >> drinking the hateraid, that's what it is. >> right, right. however, though, i say this as well, what mitt romney had to say wasn't inaccurate. it wasn't politically advantageous but the democratic party has been -- >> wait, wait, wait, wait. >> did you just say it wasn't inaccurate? >> it wasn'
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
clinton in. he should be the mediator in this latest conflict. would israel or gaza welcome bill clinton? >> reporter: i've been saying that, actually, myself. i wrote a blog post on our "situation room" blog post months ago saying after george mitchell, the obama administration's special envoy for israeli/palestinian peace negotiations, after he ended his tour without any success at all. that's been more than a year ago. maybe a year and a half or so ago. i said they need -- really, they need someone who's got clout with the israelis. who's got clout with the palestinians in the arab world. i thought bill clinton, especially with his wife leaving as secretary of state, maybe that would be a good assignment for him. he's taken on other assignments like haiti relief, for example, the tsunami. i know he got -- the final months of his presidency to a deal between the israelis and the palestinians. i think mccain may be on to something. i don't know if bill clinton would want to do it. i've asked him that question in an interview i did with him a few months back. he didn't say no. he didn't
Nov 19, 2012 4:00am EST
obama praises myanmar's trip to democracy. and oil futures hit a two week high as international pressure mounts for a cease-fire in gaza. welcome back. just to keep you abreast with what's taking place at the moment in the uk, you have the uk prime minister david cameron speaking live at cbe conference. confederation of british industry. so he was just talking about how the government needs to be tough, radical and fast and he's continuing to lay out his thoughts there at this conference. we'll keep you up-to-date. tomorrow's euro group meeting is likely to be a tense affair. the imf looks to stick to its guns. christine lagarde told reuters that any financing program needs to be rooted in reality and not in wishful thinking. julia chatter sly is in athens. the chances of officials not green lighting further aid to greece, is it fair to say at the this stage that's very small? >> i think at the moment we have a situation where you have the imf really pushing for debt write down and on the other people wanting an enter rum solution. so they've never not reached a consensus, so somewhere i